By Patrick Munn | July 12, 2018 - 6:29 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Kyra Sedgwick's TV comeback is crossing the pond. I've learned that UKTV's Alibi channel has secured the UK rights to Ten Days In The Valley, which marked the Emmy award winner's first regular TV role since The Closer, after striking a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Television. I'm told that the series will launch on Alibi next month, though a firm premiere date has not yet been set.
By Patrick Munn | May 25, 2018 - 11:19 am | No Comments
The Royals are back. More than two years after E! UK dropped it, the scripted drama charting the life of a fictional British Royal Family is returning to the UK on StarzPlay, which launched just today via Amazon Prime Video Channels. As of today, all four seasons of the series are available to stream for StarzPlay subscribers.
By Patrick Munn | May 18, 2018 - 10:28 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: Get Shorty is crossing the pond. I've learned that Sky Atlantic has secured the exclusive UK rights to Epix's dark comedy series starring Chris O’Dowd (Moone Boy) and Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) after striking a deal with international distributor MGM Worldwide Television Distribution. Representatives of Sky did not immediately respond to TVWise's request for comment.
By Patrick Munn | March 19, 2018 - 10:05 am | No Comments
SYFY UK has gone on an acquisitions spree. The NBCU owned and operated genre channel has agreed a bumper deal with Disney Media Distribution for UK rights to Hulu's Marvel series Runaways and the Freeform dramas Siren and Stitchers.
By Patrick Munn | March 8, 2018 - 6:26 pm | No Comments
Slasher is staying put on its UK home. The Sky owned and operated FTA channel Pick TV has retained the UK rights to the Canadian horror series and plans to air the show's second season, subtitled Guilty Party, later this spring.
By Patrick Munn | March 1, 2018 - 9:42 am | No Comments
Movies 24 is adding a comedy to their line-up. The NBCU owned and operated channel has secured the UK rights to UP TV's comedy series Date My Dad, starring Barry Watson and Raquel Welch. The ten episode series - which is distributed internationally by Content Media and Palatin Media - will premiere on Sunday April 29th at 5pm with a double-bill.
By Patrick Munn | January 27, 2018 - 7:32 pm | 3 Comments
A range of UK broadcasters - including Channel 4, Channel 5 and ITV - have picked up the UK rights to the new seasons of their exclusive imports including 'Homeland', 'This Is Us', 'Last Man Standing', 'The Americans', 'Timeless' & more.
By Patrick Munn | January 26, 2018 - 7:30 pm | 1 Comment
5USA is adding two U.S. scripted dramas to their slate. The Channel 5 owned digi-net has agreed separate deals with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution and NBCUniversal Television Distribution for first run rights to CBS' short-lived Training Day reboot and free-to-air rights to NBC's Taken prequel series.